17548Re: [Hammock Camping] Buried post depth
- Jun 4, 2007Up here in Canada only burying the post 1ft would cause it to heave
out of alignment when the ground freezes. I think you would want to
go down at least 4ft and taper the hole out towards the bottom.
On Jun 4, 2007, at 3:39 PM, Scott Schroeder wrote:
> I'm going to be building a pergola out back and I might need to hang
> from some of the posts.
> So if I'm going to be burying a 4X4 post and filling with concrete,
> will anything over a foot be plenty strong? The posts aren't going to
> have to hold much weight in the way of lumber, so it's just the
> strength for hammocking that I'm concerned about.
> Any other advice?
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